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and traveled in china. he begin to tell shin what life was like on the other side of the fence. >> translator: i paid most attention to what kind of food he ate outside the camp. >> what kind of food had he eaten? >> translator: a lot of things. broiled chicken, barbecued pig. the most important thing was the thought that even a prisoner like me could eat chicken and pork, if i were able to escape the barbed wires. >> i heard people define freedom in many ways. i never heard someone define it as broiled chicken. >> translator: i still think of freedom in that way. >> really? that's what freedom means to you? >> translator: people can eat what they want. it can be the greatest gift from god. >> you were ready to die, just to get a good meal? >> translator: yes. >> he got his chance in january 2005, when he says he and park were gathering firewood in this remote area near the electrified fence. as the sun began to set, they decided to make a run for it. >> as they ran towards the fence, shin slipped in the snow. it was a snowy ridge. fell on his face. park got to the fence first. and thrust his
. it was shocking. >> i was trying to get away from the camp and i ended up going north. >> did you know where china was? >> not at all. >> it just happened that the way i was going was toward the border. with luck and kunning, shin managed to steal and bribe his way across the border and work his way through china where he would have been sent back where he was caught. in shanghai he was granted asylum. in 2006 he arrived in south korea with not a friend in the world. he was so overwhelmed with culture shock and post traumatic stress he had to be hospitalized. he is 30 you now and has made friends and built a new life for himself. but old demons from camp 14 are never far behind. he admit there's was something he was hiding. two years ago he confessed. >> when he told me about the excuse about his mother and brother he didn't say he turned them in. >> you reported your mother and brother? >> yes. >> what did you hope to get out of reporting them? >> well, being full for the first time. >> more food? >> yes, but the biggest reason was i was supposed to report it. >> why was shin tortured after ratti
, he said that this is obviously a slap in the face for china as well if they go ahead with this launch because china just, a day before they've announced this possible rocket launch, had been to see them. there had been a politburo member going to pyongyang trying to convince them not to carry out this rocket launch, and yet they've gone ahead with it anyway. certainly we can see relations souring a little there. >> paula, when they've had launcheses that have failed in the past, do they admit the failure? >> well, you know, that's interesting, anderson, they actually did admit back in april the launch was a failure. that was the first time ever that we'd heard those words from pyongyang, the fact that something had failed. in the past, back in 2006, 2009, they had claimed domestically that it was a grand success and that they managed to put a satellite up into orbit. internationally we fwhoo that wasn't the case and they were failures but internally they always wanted to say things were a success. that changed in april probably because they had the international media camped out in py
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